After carrying out the procedure to clarify all the circumstances connected with the damage Voivodship Commission is obliged to issue a decision by which the states if a medical event occurred or not.
In case of unfavourable decisionof the Voivodship Commission the victim as well as hospital are entitled to lodge an appeal. Within 14 days of receipt of the decision together with the judgment party has to submit an application for a retrial. This request shall be submitted to the Voivodship Commission. Commission has 30 days to reconsider the dispute. The request for reconsideration is not subject to a fee.